Heart attack warning signs for women: I nearly missed all of them

Heart attack warning signs for women: I nearly missed all of them

Updated June 19, 2018 13:49:03 Photo: Natasha Johnson with her daughters in Byron Bay. (ABC) I thought the doctors were over-reacting, which in hindsight, seems stupid. If not for their caution, I mightn’t still be here. I was convinced the dull ache that came on during exercise across the top …

Senate vote to scrap ‘tampon tax’ won’t stop women paying 10 per cent more for sanitary products – Politics

Senate vote to scrap ‘tampon tax’ won’t stop women paying 10 per cent more for sanitary products – Politics

Updated June 18, 2018 13:03:42 Photo: Greens senators at a a protest in front of Parliament House against the GST on tampons (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Related Story: Removing GST from tampons would be a ‘politically correct’ mistake, Tony Abbott says Related Story: Removal of tax on tampons to cost …

From motherhood to menopause, does science need to rethink its theories on women? – RN

From motherhood to menopause, does science need to rethink its theories on women? – RN

Updated June 15, 2018 07:12:13 “Science is a battleground when it comes to women’s minds and bodies.” That’s science journalist and author Angela Saini, who has been looking into one of the fastest growing fields of research: sex difference. She believes science is susceptible to gender bias, as well as …

‘I don’t yearn for someone to complete me’: Why more women are staying single – Health

‘I don’t yearn for someone to complete me’: Why more women are staying single – Health

Jane Mathews has been single for eight years. “Everyone sees it as a temporary thing, like I’m in some sort of a holding pattern on my way to the sunny heights of coupledom,” she said. But for Jane, 57, coupledom is not the end goal. “I’m getting happier and happier …

Mata festival: women were prizes but now one takes the field against men

Mata festival: women were prizes but now one takes the field against men

By Brietta Hague Posted June 17, 2018 05:11:14 Photo: Zohra brandishes the Mata doll, determined to win. (ABC News: Angels Melange) Zohra Sidki competes in a dangerous game where women were once the prize. A hundred horsemen are preparing for battle. Six tribes from Northern Morocco have gathered in the …

Eurydice Dixon murder: why women are sick of being told to ‘stay safe’

Eurydice Dixon murder: why women are sick of being told to ‘stay safe’

Updated June 15, 2018 15:00:03 Photo: Eurydice Dixon had used safety strategies similar to those recommended by police. (Facebook) This week, a man allegedly raped and murdered a young woman — emerging comedian Eurydice Dixon — as she walked home from a comedy gig. Nineteen-year-old Jaymes Todd has since been …

Nick Greiner makes a call for more women in the Liberal party | Australia news

When Liberal party president Nick Greiner made an impassioned plea to the party to improve diversity within its ranks on Friday, it was met by applause. But it also came with a kicker – there is no concrete plan to make it happen. “We always say we are about merit. …